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Similar results in water vs land-based core stability exercises for lumbar disc herniatio


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A comparison of water-based and land-based core stability exercises in patients with lumbar disc herniation: a pilot study

Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Jun;38(12):1163-71.

Contributing Authors: J Lambeck D Bayraktar A Guclu-Gunduz G Yazici S Aykol H Demirci

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Synopsis

31 patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) were randomized to receive either land-based or water-based core exercise therapy lasting eight weeks. The purpose of this pilot study was to compare the therapies in terms of improvement in pain, trunk muscle strength, function, disability and health-related quality of life at the end of treatment. Results demonstrated that study groups had comparable...

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